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Sangeang Api volcano erupts

Indonesia – The Sangeang Api Volcano (Gunung Api or Gunung Sangeang) has erupted in the Sunda Islands in Indonesia. It lies off the  NE coast of Sumbawa Island. A major explosive eruption occurred at 08:30 UTC 30/5/2014 (6.30pm AEST). An ash column estimated to be between 50 thousand and 65 thousand feet and rising was created from … Continue reading Sangeang Api volcano erupts

Bus crash in Italy tops the headlines this morning – Monday 29 July

The number killed in the Italian bus crash in the last 24 hours is growing. Bodies have been laid on the road in white cloth as injured are pulled from the bus and multi-vehicle wreckage. Tour Bus Fatal Crash – Italy Most news organizations have the dead confirmed up to 38 people with the majority … Continue reading Bus crash in Italy tops the headlines this morning – Monday 29 July

Wage Earners on Low Income Get A Pay Rise but Gap Widens

Wage earners on the minimum award in Australia have been given a pay rise of an additional $15.58 for a 38 hour working week. Despite this increase of 2.6% which is due to start on the 1 July 2013, the gap between low income workers’ weekly pay cheques and the weekly average earnings of Australian’s … Continue reading Wage Earners on Low Income Get A Pay Rise but Gap Widens

Jacmus Weekly Recap: 26th Feb – March 7th, 2013

I hope everyone has had a good week.  Statistically speaking my hopes are in vain.  Many of you reading this probably didn’t have a good week, or at least if you did, it was interrupted by a Monday. Then again whether your week was good or bad is a matter of perception.  None of you … Continue reading Jacmus Weekly Recap: 26th Feb – March 7th, 2013

News Spectrum From Around The Pale Blue Dot

News Spectrum is a new addition to the site. We’ll be providing a flow of current news, flavored with our perspective, trying to place individual stories in a larger context to make them more meaningful. In other words, a lot of what’s in the news is presented to you in such a fashion that the … Continue reading News Spectrum From Around The Pale Blue Dot